International Competition

2012-2013 Winners

Congratulations to all competitors who participated in the 2012-2013 Forte International Music Competition! We are pleased to announce the winners below.



Platinum Award

Soyoung Park, Voice, USA



1st Place Award

Petite: Tyler Fengya, Piano, USA

Junior: Steven Shwarts, Voice, USA

Teen: Ethan Richman, Piano, USA

Senior: Samuel Genchikmakher, Piano, USA

Adult: Soyoung Park, Voice, USA



Special Awards

Best Piano Technique Award: Ethan Richman, Piano, USA

Best Strings Technique Award: Sho Omagari, Violin, USA

Best Vocal Technique Award: Soyoung Park, Voice, USA

Most Expressive Young Performer Award: Tyler Fengya, Piano, USA

Most Expressive Performer Award: Steven Shwarts, Voice, USA

Most Charming Gentleman Award: Steven Shwarts, Voice, USA

Most Charming Lady Award: Katherine Wang, Violin, USA



Best Teacher Award

Lorriane Nubar



Once again, congratulations, and we can’t wait to see you in NYC next year!


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